Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Sounds Provide Fireworks In Rout of 'topes.(Final)

Byline: Dennis Latta Journal Staff Writer

Fortunately for the Albuquerque Isotopes, the only thing that matters in baseball is whether you win or lose. The margin doesn't count.

After winning three games in a row, the 'topes were humiliated 14-5 by the Nashville Sounds in Pacific Coast League action Saturday night.

Because of fireworks after the game, the near-sellout crowd of 11,955 at Isotopes Park stayed around until the bitter end.

The contest became a laugher when the Sounds scored seven runs in the seventh inning. Nashville got on the board five times before the first out.

The game was so lopsided that Albuquerque used outfielder Anthony Iopoce to pitch in the ninth. …

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